Acapulco: 6 Spanish Tourists Raped At Gunpoint

Acapulco: 6 Spanish tourist rape at gunpoint

Acapulco has turn form a great location where several tourists go for a great vacation in to a place where U.S. and Spanish government have issued warnings advising extreme caution while traveling in Acapulco, Mexico.

Acapulco is one of Mexico’s most famous beach resorts, but it has recently suffered from drug-related violence.

Six Spanish tourists were sexually abused by a group of men who bust in the room in the middle of the night roughed up their companions and made off with cash, laptops and other valuable according to authorities.

The Spanish women and their partners rented the villa a few days ago The Spanish women and their partners rented the villa a few days ago call Babaji at the height of the area know as Playa Encantada, Barra Vieja on the road, in an area that leads to the region call Costa Chica of Guerrero in south Mexico.

A group of the vigilantes opened fire over the weekend on two Mexican tourists headed to the beach who failed to stop at one of their impromptu roadblocks. The pair was injured but survived.

According to Attorney General of the State. A Mexican woman was also in the place was not attacked by the attackers, said Walton. Walton declined to give details of what specifically happen since the incident is under investigation.

The attack was particularly embarrassing for Mexico, because it came just four days after Tourism Secretary Claudia Ruiz Massieu visited the International Tourism Fair held in Madrid to launch a “promotional offensive” depicting Mexico as a safe and attractive destination.
“This is Mexico’s moment,” Massieu said, describing it as “a safe country.”
In recent years Guerrero state has been the scene of a bloody feud between rival drug trafficking gangs, but BBC Mexico correspondent Will Grant says Acapulco and its beaches have been considered relatively safe.

Melenio Diario reported that the attackers were six, which stripped him of his belongings to once they committed the violation. The municipal government has agreed to support all the necessary investigations already performed by the Attorney General of the State.
At the present times not arrest had been made in connection with the facts but hopes that “within days the case is resolved. Acapulco’s mayor said during the press conference in which he considered that these events occur worldwide.
“It is very unfortunate what has happened, but hey, it happens anywhere in the world,” said the mayor.
Finally, Walton Aburto acknowledged that this event would negatively affect the image of the destination.
“This we jumped, we were recovering well. Tourist season in Acapulco December was excellent (…) and of course, it hits us and is very unfortunate,” he added.
The general consul of Spain in Mexico, Miguel Angel Fernandez de Mazarambroz, has moved to Acapulco to meet with the Spanish tourist. Sources from the Ministry said that diplomatic and consular representatives are providing the “relevant assistance” from the moment he became aware of the facts and following the case in continuous contact with Mexican authorities who are investigating the incident.
The identity of the victims has remained under the anonymity.
In recent years Guerrero state has been the scene of a bloody feud between rival drug trafficking gangs, but BBC Mexico correspondent Will Grant says Acapulco and its beaches have been considered relatively safe.
In the 1950s and 1960s Acapulco was a world-famous resort that attracted celebrities such as Frank Sinatra, Elvis Presley and US President John F Kennedy, who spent his honeymoon there.

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